The Whirl: Stone Houses Ribbon Cutting

On May 31, the Stone Houses at Dorothea Dix Park were unveiled following a 16-month renovation. At the ribbon cutting, SECU Foundation Board Chair Chris Ayers and Dix Park Conservancy Board Chair Bill Ross detailed the story of the structures and the role they’ll play in the park’s future. Guests included mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin, secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human Services Kody Kinsley and City of Raleigh Museum director Ernest Dollar. 

Guests gathered around the Gatekeeper’s Cottage
Janet Cowell
Mona Moon, Leigh Brady, Mary-Ann Baldwin, Chris Ayers, Bill Ross
Jamie Applequist, Scott Southern, McKinley Wooten Jr., Mona, Leigh, Ben McLawhorn, Michael Clements

This article originally appeared in the July 2024 issue of WALTER magazine.